Basic Site Details

Name: Caroline Park House
Town, district or village: Granton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Late 17th-century house.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1West Granton Road (off)Yes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 217401742Build/constructionOffices
Item 2 of 21935  Reinstatement of south range after fire; profile of roofs modified

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3William AdamArchitectA17401742Offices
Item 2 of 3John Ross McKayArchitectA1935 Reinstatement of south range after fire, and modification of profile of roofs
Item 3 of 3Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceA1935 Reinstatement of south range after fire, and modification of profile of roofs (McKay responsible)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Argyll, 2nd Duke ofClient for work by William Adam

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdpp603-8

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life13 July 1972  p81. Article by Mary Cosh.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection Richardson & McKay drawings for modifications